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Physics 241 –Quiz 4b – January 24, 2008 A plane is uniformly charged with a positive charge density σ . Which of the following statements is (are) true? Select one of (a) – (e). 1. A proton would have a higher potential energy at point A than at point B 2. An electron would have a higher potential 3. The electric potential is lower at
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Unformatted text preview: than at 4. The electric potential is higher at a) 1 and 3 only b) 1 and 4 only c) 2 and 3 only d) 2 and 4 only e) None of them • Potential is downhill in the direction of E. Higher potential for a positive charge is higher potential energy for the charge....
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This note was uploaded on 07/29/2008 for the course PHYS 241 taught by Professor Wei during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.

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